Sep 27, 2012 1:00pm PDT
jimmy hoffa? we want to welcome our viewers in the united states and around rl i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." at the united nations today. israeli's prime minister benjamin netanyahu on the world stage literally drawing a red line he warns iran cannot cross in its development of nuclear weapons. cnn's foreign affairs correspondent jill dougherty is in new york joining us now with the dramatic details. jill. >> reporter: right, wolf. red lines don't lead to war. red lines prevent wars. at least that's what the prime minister thinks. in a dramatic speech to the u. l assembly israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu pulled out a chart showing a bomb then drew a red line near the top. >> a red line should be drawn right here. before iran completes the second stage ofuclerichment necessary to makea bomb. before iets tooint where 's a few monthsaway or a few weeks away from ain enough enriched uranium to make a nuclear weon. >> reporter: it was simplistic but chilling illustration of whenir's nuclear program must be stopped. and he laid out a im >> by xt spring, at sty
Sep 28, 2012 10:00am PDT
in for brooke baldwin. i know you all want to know about what happened today in the search for jimmy hoffa. we have some news on that. and you've seen your food bills, your gas prices, all of that go up. but what is up with the water bill these days? in some places charges have tripled. we have got all that and more. but first, to politics. >>> mitt romney is venturing out of the swing states today. romney this hour is trying to pluck pennsylvania from the grasp of president obama with just 39 days until the election. pennsylvania's one of the states that is leaning toward obama, but not -- so, jim, we have been seeing romney confine his campaign to the nine swing states, why is he taking a shot at a state that has been leaning obama? >> reporter: yeah, fredricka, it did catch a lot of people off guard today to hear mitt romney not only at a fund-raiser earlier this morning but at an event that wrapped up here at a valley forge military academy. he said he'll win the state of pennsylvania and this state has not traditionally in the last several months been lumped in with the other swing states
Sep 29, 2012 7:00am PDT
and the latest in the search for the remains of teamster jimmy hoffa, appears to have come up empty. authorities found nory remains of hoffa after digging up the floor of a shed in detroit. tests on the soil will be back on monday. but for now, the 37-year-old mystery remains a mystery. >>> the amazing video we've been showing you of the elderly man jumping from his burning apartment in new york city. lucky for him it was the middle of the day and the streets were crowded at the time. it's the terrifying drop caught on tape. 71-year-old ronnie poe, hanging from his third floor ledge, with nowhere to go but down. >> i had had no choice but to lean out the window as long as i could. >> reporter: moments earlier, poe's kitchen had caught fire. his bronx apartment quickly filling with smoke. there was no escape. so, poe reached back to his military training from decades ago. >> the smoke was coming in so bad. jump, jump. i'll do a paratrooper. >> reporter: he was once a paratrooper who made more than 50 jumps in his military career. but this time, no parachute. below, his neighbors came to his aid.
Sep 26, 2012 8:00pm PDT
training camp in oregon. michigan police are going to be searching for the remains of jimmy hoffa under a driveway. in a statement to cnn, a michigan police chief says his department decided to take a core soil sample from a residence on friday. they had earlier used a radar which detected an anomaly. this be neath a concrete slab. police say the move was credited by a tipster. he is the former teamster's boss who went missing in 1975 and was finally declared dead seven years later. >>> tonight, mali is requesting a resolution of a setup for a military force to help retake the northern part of the country under the control of islamic militants lipgsed to al qaeda. the situation was discussed several times in the united nations today. ban ki-moon said this region needs your attention, do not abandon it. and secretary clinton said in a speech that the u.s. is stepping up its counterterrorism. >>> it's been 419 days since the u.s. lost its top credit rating. new home sales dropped in august, but prices were up at 11%. that's something to celebrate. >>> and now, our fourth story "outfront."
Sep 28, 2012 8:00pm PDT
roseville, michigan to search for jimmy hoffa's body. we should know the results on monday. if human remains are detected, there will be more excavation. the police chief is saying, quote, there's no discernible remains found in today's search. he was the former teamster's boss who went missing in 1975 and declared dead seven years after that. >>> it has been 421 days since the u.s. lost its top credit rating. more people said they think more jobs would be created in the coming months. that of course is a really big thing. more jobs will slash that deficit. >>> our third story, another day, another bad set of numbers for mitt romney. there are two new polls today by the american research group and they have mitt romney trailing president obama in two more swing states. five points in new hampshire and two in virginia. although i wanted to highlight the virginia one. there had been other polls to show that gap wider. this would be a much better than expected result than some of the others we've seen. this week, all in has not been kind to the republican candidate, as polls have shown him fall